Margot Leitman is a comedian, writer, and award-winning storyteller from Matawan, NJ. She is a five time winner of "The Moth" storyslams, and the winner of "The Moth Grandslam," in NYC. Her first book, "Gawky...Tales of an Extra Long Awkward Phase," was an Amazon best-seller and was featured on LA Magazine's Reading List. Her second book, "Long Story Short: The Only Storytelling Guide You'll Ever Need" will be released October 2015 from Sasquatch Books (distributed by Random House). She has written for NBC, the Hallmark Channel and the PiXL Network, has appeared in over a dozen commercials and has appeared on Comedy Central, Mtv, VH1, NBC, ABC and more. She can be seen regularly on the UCB stage in Asssscat, hosting "Origin Story," and co-hosting the long running "Stripped Stories."